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PM Orbán on Poland Constitution Day: ‘National Sovereignty Still at War with Imperial Endeavours’

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.05.03.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Monday greeted in a letter Mateusz Morawiecki, his Polish counterpart, on the occasion of Poland’s Constitution Day.

According to information from the prime minister’s press chief, Orbán commemorated May 3, 1791, as a day when Poland’s constitution “lent hope to all nations of the continent”.

The constitution “showed the Polish nation a way out of the stifling grip of large European empires through confirming the rights of citizens, a Christian social order and the national idea”, Orbán said in his letter.

Hungary, Poland Challenge EU in Court over Funding Linked to Rule of Law
Hungary, Poland Challenge EU in Court over Funding Linked to Rule of Law

Hungary and Poland have filed a suit in connection with the mechanism in the European Union budget that links EU funding to the rule of law, the European Court said on Thursday. The bloc’s budget and post-pandemic recovery package approved in December contains a clause linking funding to observance of the rule of law, penalising […]Continue reading

The prime minister said the message, after 230 years, was still valid because “national sovereignty is still at war with imperial endeavours, while our goal remains to preserve Europe as based on strong and free nations”.

Featured photo illustration by Vivien Cher Benko/PM’s Press Office